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Flood Warning - Meander River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning For The Meander River
Issued at 10:34 AM EST on Monday 19 July 2021
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 6

MINOR FLOODING HAS EASED AT STRATHBRIDGE.
Minor flooding has eased along the Meander River at Strathbridge. River levels are falling throughout the Meander River catchment.
No significant rainfall is forecast for the remainder of Monday. Rainfall totals of 5-15 mm are forecast for Tuesday. Renewed river level rises are possible in the Meander River catchment from Tuesday morning with forecast rainfall.
Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard over the next couple of days.

Meander River above Deloraine:
Flooding no longer expected along the Meander River above Deloraine.
The Meander River at Meander is currently at 1.12 metres and falling.

Meander River - Deloraine to Strathbridge:
Flooding is no longer expected along the Meander River - Deloraine to Strathbridge
The Meander River at Deloraine Railway Bridge is currently at 1.07 metres and falling.

Meander River below Strathbridge:
No further flooding is expected in the Meander River below Strathbridge.
The Meander River at Strathbridge peaked at 5.65 metres (minor flood level 5.0 m) around 11:00 pm Saturday 17 July and is currently at 4.19 metres and falling.
The Meander River at Strathbridge will remain below the minor flood level (5.00 m) during Monday.

The Meander River at Westwood Bridge is currently at 3.40 metres and falling.
The Meander River at Westwood Bridge will remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Monday.

Liffey River:
River levels are falling in the Liffey River.

Flood Safety Advice:
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.tas.gov.au
Road closure information is available at www.police.tas.gov.au}
For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening situations, call 000 immediately.

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Meander River at Meander,1.13,Falling,10:08 AM MON 19/07/21
Meander River at Deloraine Railway Bridge,1.08,Falling,09:30 AM MON 19/07/21
Meander River at Strathbridge,4.19,Falling,08:15 AM MON 19/07/21
Meander River at Westwood Bridge,3.40,Falling,10:20 AM MON 19/07/21
Liffey River at Upstream West Channel,0.81,Falling,08:15 AM MON 19/07/21
Liffey River at Carrick,0.52,Falling,08:00 AM MON 19/07/21

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts.

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